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Jan 3, 2011 7:00pm PST
december, toshiba revealed plans to develop next generation electricity meters to allow homes to use solar and wind-generated power more efficiently. toshiba will carry out feasibility tests in new mexico and the u.s. mitsubishi plans to fully operate an experimental system for electricity generated by solar power in june. this will integrate electricity from solar-powered generators and power produced at central plants. as efforts to build energy efficient communities are on the rise across the globe, japanese firms have attached importance to building overseas infrastructure and are vying to seize the initiative. >>> in the year ahead, japan faces a challenge of promoting free trade to revitalize its economy. with a new policy on japan's economic alliances, the government will step up its efforts to reach economic partnership agreements or epas. it will decide whether to join negotiations on a transpacific free trade pact as early as this summer. talks on the epa with australia have been stalled since april. but are scheduled to resume in february. japan also wants to start negotiations
Jan 7, 2011 1:05am EST
that the ipad, fine as it is, has been lacking. for example, the toshiba tablet that has been unveiled at this show has some features like a memory card slot. usb and other inputs. dual cameras that have been among the highest complaints that people have about the ipad. so i think they will trying to do it partly by adding the functionality that the ipad may lack. >> tom: now the tablet market is forecast to just explode this year and continue for the next several years, for rest researcher presignatures 10 million last year, double this year almost double again by 2014. you mentioned toshiba, what other companies are poised to steal market share from apple? >> well, it seems like at this show, just about every manufacturer that has ever made a computer or a television set is coming out. so you are starting to see companies like sharp and visio who are coming from the tv end. so i think you've got a lot of different players in there. it's not quite clear to me whether, you know, all of them will be successful in this space. it's really a different-- a different kind of market and i gue
Jan 9, 2011 11:35pm EST
the playstation 3-d games, and today, toshiba put out warnings to watch all children who are watching the new 3-d television. coat >> nobody knows until people start playing them. >> rather than eye development, the greatest risk may be mental fatigue, because it takes a great deal of mental effort to process the 3-d images, [ male announcer ] it's 2011 and everything is different. different jobs... ♪ ...different challenges. ♪ different opportunities. ♪ so why would universities stay the same? ♪ university of phoenix, because an educated world is a better world. university of phoenix, the next, you start one feeling a bit the moment you feel run down or achy, nip flu-like symptoms in the bud, with oscillococcinum. get oscillo and feel like yourself again. oscillococcinum, nip it in the bud.
Jan 4, 2011 4:00am PST
the lawsuits are without merit. >>> toshiba is raising the stakes in the tablet wars. it's offering a larger screen than apple's ipad and will include an upcoming version of google's android operating software. the toshiba tablet will be on store shelves by the end of june. no word yet on the price tag. >>> well, if you want to impress a potential employer, put on a pair of specs. a british study finds job hunters are more likely to get hired if they wear glasses to their interview. a third of adults surveyed think people wearing glasses look more professional, and 43% think they appear more intelligent. >> and you got to be in it to win it. tonight's mega millions jackpot has now hit $330 million. tickets are sold in 41 states and the district of columbia. the odds of winning are approximately 1 in 176 million. but it's like they say, terrell, you can't win it if you don't play. right? >> that's exactly right. i'd love to win it, make it rain in here, ashley. >> always. >> ashley morrison here in new york. good to see you this morning. just ahead on the "morning news," the sex scandal invol
Jan 16, 2011 7:30am EST
pad. what do you have here? >> two devices, one from toe toshiba and one from acel. they run the goog the operating system. and they both run those who have not been able to watch their moves or other vide videos, they do that. >> the archos is around $300. the one from toshiba is going to be priced competitively with the apple ipad. you can see it has a much brighter screen, long battery life. they have different devices. one cheaper, one a little bit more, but they're also different. >> then we move from tablets to a computeer. >> this is an hp, an all-in-one computer system. >> that's amazing. that's a great spacesaver. >> absolutely. those who don't have a lot of space and need something that's big, this is something they want. it looks good. >> it does. that's a scanner, right? >> this is the scanner. they say it's one of the smallest scanners in the world. you have paper and you need to get it to your computer to your office, this is what you want. >> that's a fantastic idea. you can stick that in your bag. >> zboost. >> if you're in your places in your house or apartment, this
Jan 3, 2011 6:00am PST
not said what if anything will be done to correct the problem. i just cited miler one-off fine. toshiba was up the larger screen and an ipad. their customers to applet public computer the toshiba tablet will be unveiled in las vegas this week. numerous other companies have tablets as well. >> other news if you need more proof for a rise in may be soon get an iphone is your this could be it. river rising trend marks services is purchasing a iphone domain names. interestingly for eyes and trademark services also owns rise in .com. >> flooding in australia and the military now working to restock homes as more flood waters, and stranding people in homes. the drenching rains here in the outback started before christmas, if flooded an area the size of france and germany combined. the flooding has killed three people since saturday. >> heavy snow in japan caused fishing boats to capsize. this is from japan most of it capsizes wait about 3 t. fishermen say it was a surprise to find some many vessels capsized by this snow is after one night. many say they don't have any idea how the fishing will
Dec 31, 2010 6:00pm PST
and toshiba have already issued rather similar warnings. financially, the stakes are high. electronics makers have invested heavily in 3d technology for movies, video games, and televisions. this could cost a lot if consumers are put off by the perceived health risks. the warning might be a precautionary measure to avoid potential lawsuits in the future if held concerns are merge -- health concerns emerge. >> what does the year hold? you can see what some of our top correspondence think will happen. one thinks that this next year will be the breakup of the euro. another is looking forward to following the progress of the voyager probe as it approaches the end of the solar system. you can find all the predictions on our website, thank you for joining us. >> hello and welcome. >> see the news unfold, get the top stories from around the globe and click to play video reports. go to to experience the in-depth, expert reporting of "bbc world news" online. >> funding was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation.
Jan 3, 2011 5:00am PST
last month. >>> toshiba wants a bigger piece in the tech world it is set to unvail toshiba tablet, this week's consumer electronics show in las vegas the touch screen is a few sent meters larger than apples ipad. they want it on shelves by july. no word on what it will cost. >>> iphones alarms are expected to be fixed the day after a glitch that left many people sleeping into the new year. users who set their alarm for a single wake up, found it didn't go off at all saturday or sunday. alarms set to reoccurs use appeared to still work. apple woke up to dozens of complaints on twitter and facebook people late to work, church or other appointments. >> facebook raised fresh capital, $500 million, goldman sachs and a russian investment firm. new york times reports goldman is buying $450 million in private sharedigital sky technologies paying $50 million. the deal may end up doubling the value of mark zucker burg's personal fortune now estimated nearly $7 billion. >>> wow. this morning a small break through in the fight against cancer with more here is terrell brown. >> reporter: a blo
Jan 4, 2011 5:00pm PST
and toshiba. some of the companies will put the button to on internet-connected tvs as well. >>> cases of a potentially dangerous stomach infection is increasing among children. it is a gastrointestinal illness that can lead to severe sickness and in rare cases death a study of more than 10 million hospitalized children finds that cases went up 15% each year from 1997 to 2006. experts say the bacteria is becoming widespread, leading to more awareness by doctors. one positive finding, c-dif infections, as they are known, can be prevented by thorough hand washing. >>> those x race really do add up a new study from the university of michigan shows the average american child will have seven medical imaging tests involving radiation. the study followed 355,000 kids for more than three years and x-rays were by far the most common. 12% of the tests were ct scans that deliver much higher doses of radiation. researchers say exposure to radiation ends up over a lifetime and children are more susceptible to adverse effects. >>> vandals target the loneliest road in america, the landmark they destr
Jan 4, 2011 4:30am PST
attractive to a buyer. and toshiba is racing the stakes in the tablet wars. it's offering a larger screen than the apple ipad and will include an upcoming version of google's tablet software. no word on yet how much it will cost when released in june. that's your moneywatch. for more stay with in no, i'm alexis christoforous. >>> it looks like facebook will change addresses. it's fixing up the sun microsystems campus in menlo park. facebook told palo alto it will be moving out. the company has been in palo alto since 2004 shortly after it was founded in a harvard dorm room. the sun campus was vacated after oracle bought the computermaker last year. >>> the actor injured in a spiderman stunt speaks out about his near death experience for the first time. also the midair move that may have saved his life. >> i want to try, you know, different place and california is wonderful place. >> and they have some of the top schools in the state coming after them. why california colleges are look outside the country and what it means for local students. ,, be in our genes, and more
Jan 22, 2011 5:30am EST
's cheaper. the one from toshiba is going to be priced competitively with the ipad. you can expect about $500. you see it has a brighter screen, long battery life, comes in colors, you can change. they're different, one cheaper, one a little bit more, but they're a bit different. >> we move from the tablets to a computer. >> exactly. and this year many people may think it's just a monitor. actually this is from h.p. and it's an all-in-one system. >> that's amazing. i thought it was just a monitor. that's a great space saver if nothing else. >> absolutely. those who don't have a lot of space and who need something that's big, this is they want. it looks good. >> it does. that's a scanner? >> the scanner from fujitsu. they say it's one of the smallest in the world. what's nice, basically for those traveling, you're on the road and have paper and need to get it to your computer, your office, this is what you want. >> that's a fantastic idea. that is tiny. you can stick it in your bag with no problem. z-boost? >> exactly. a product called zboost, and it helps boost cell phone signals. you're in p
Jan 5, 2011 5:00pm EST
that children under 6 should not use the new 3-d game. then today toshiba followed suits issuing its own warning. the mario video game is going three-dimensional. >> they will be the first one to release something hand-held 3-d. >> the company released a warning. there is a possibility that 3d images could affect the development of vision in small children. >> this four-year-old legs of video games but her mother is cautious. -- likes video games. >> if i knew they were harmful i would be cautious. >> the new technology rapidly flashes separate images to each eye. >> sometimes technology is so new it has to be around for several years before we understand the facts. >> and nintendo is not alone in issuing consumer warnings. sony recommends consulting a doctor before using the playstation games. they are advising children under 6 not to watch 3d television. >> nobody knows and the it -- until people start blaming 3d video games. >> the biggest health risk might be brain fatigue. it takes a lot of mental energy to process those images. heavy use of video games can affect a child's ability to focus
Jan 19, 2011 4:00am EST
economies here particularly places like japan and taiwan. hitachi and toshiba both gaining in tokyo. these companies all provide parts for apple products. shanghai though, up by nearly 2%, that's on hopes that the inflation figures which come out tomorrow for the month of december are going to show the rate of price rises is actually starting to slow down. that may be because the government has been jumping down on food prices but nonetheless, the overall inflation rate could be a bit lower and certainly that's taking as a positive sign by investors in china. bank and mining stocks higher in sydney. investors there shrugging off disappointing consumer sentiment data. >>> staying in asia, the hong kong conglomerate owned by the city's richest man could be asia's initial biggest. public offering this year. hutchison is spinning off its port assets to a separate listing in singapore. this ipo could raise as much as $6 billion which would make it singapore's biggest ever share offering. hutchison is structuring the new business as a trust that allows it to pay dividends based on cash fl
Jan 21, 2011 4:00am EST
could find all of the big brands like toshiba, panasonic, samsung but have you ever heard of hisense? probably not but where the hottest brands in flat-screen tvs here,a companies all over the world are trying to sell to the chinese consumers but with some products like flat-screen tvs the local brands outsell the foreign brands. >> this customer is buying a tv for her family. she's decided on a hisense. it's made here in cline ashe says. i'm buying it because it's good quality and great service. i already have several at home. now that chinese companies have been successful competing against international brands at home they want to compete with them everywhere. companies like haier are make a big international push. haier makes refrigerators and also chinese's largest home appliancemaker. the company opened up a refrigerator company in south carolina. pcmaker lenova. >> are innovating a lot. exploring new ways of using products and that development is really, really rapid. they will face some challenges in terms of delivering product quality consistently and creating a brand. >> re
Jan 2, 2011 9:00am EST
see. one company has success and everybody jumps on board. we have toshiba, lg, acor, motorola, a code named honeycomb at ces. so virtually every company is jumping on the bandwagon. they have to be competitive on price and userability. >> is there going to be a second in line branding mark? apple this, apple that. apple has kind of cornered the niche. >> now, you know, rim is coming up with its playbook so there's going to be a competitor in the blackberry space as well. the name does matter. everything else is a tablet. the ipad is the ipad. >> also the technology for movement, devices that use body movement like connect, are we going to see other people jumping into this? >> i think we will. people have seen the connect games yochl u're actually the controller dwrouchl have to move the couch out of the way. it involves a lot of space, but they are a lot of fun and what we're probably going to see is more devices that tap into this idea but also the medical space might get into this and perhaps you can see an autopsy being done virtually remotely using gesture based types of systems.
Jan 7, 2011 2:00pm EST
cameras. >> that's a beautiful resolution. >> it's gorgeous. this is from toshiba. the ipad does not have those outputs. >> we have talked about this before. will the tablets bring down the overall price? i think of the plasma tvs, they were thousands of dollars, now you can get them for a couple hundred bucks. >> anytime there's competition, price is going down. the answer is yes. if you are an early adopter, you have an issue. they get less expensive. >> what is this? >> the library of congress in your pocket. this is from wd, western digital. >> it's been read from it. this is the passport. it holds 500 gigabytes of data. it's amazing. 79 bucks, available now. >> fantastic. thank you, paul for finding these interesting emerging technologies we'll all be talking about. we have had a great time here at the consumer electronics show. it's breathtaking. it's my first time and hopefully not my last. thank you to all the participant who is have been here. "newsnation" will be home monday. thank you for joining our special coverage. see you monday. thomas roberts picks up our coverage from ne
Jan 3, 2011 5:00pm EST
and toshiba have posted similar warnings on their products. >>> financial experts say military wives should be up in arms over a credit card rule. >> some are calling it a throw- back to the financial stone age for a lot of women. >> it used to be that women needed a husband's permission to take out a credit card and believe it or not, a new credit card reform is taking us back. according to industry expert ann forten. >> if adopted by the federal reserve would put women back 40 years ago. >> what did you do wrong that you need $40? >> reporter: you recall this episode of all in the family when edith couldn't get credit and archie wouldn't give her money either. >> i don't make you tell me every time you spend our money. >> we do forget how difficult it was for women, marley women who do not work out side of the home. >> reporter: but in the wake of the modern day financial crisis, the federal reserve is trying to tighten up on credit practices. one reform would make it nearly impossible for a stay-at-home mom or military wife with no independent income to get instant credit approval or sto
Jan 4, 2011 6:00am EST
of their own. our partners at "usa today" report the toshiba, motorola and visio are among the companies expected to add them. they're trying to get out ahead of apple which is rumored to announce a second version of ipad. that could address the few complaints such as the lack of a camera for video calls. helping the others could be a release of an android operating system from google. it is called honeycomb and it would run many in this new generation of tabs. >>> another big top thick week, the host of new products that make it easier to watch shows and movies from the internet right on your tv. already cable companies are worried about the increased competition from netflix, itunes, vudu, hull will you plus and crackle. experts predict about a third of household will have them connected. i have two. i can tell you, it is awesome. >> it is great. i have an old laptop that we connected to the tv. my daughter was watching ballet shows all weekend long. didn't have to pay for it. came right from the netflix account. >> very cool. >> yes, indeed. we've been several times and it is mind-bog
Jan 7, 2011 6:00am EST
pad has been popular. >> we've seen maybe promising like the toshiba tablet that adds some features like support for flash video and memory card slots that the apple ipad now lacks so i think it will be a good year for consumers who are looking to get into tablet computers. they'll have more high quality choices than they did in 2010. >>> now, paul, you also have a casio camera with some new technology you're going to show us. >> this is a pretty cool looking camera. looks like a regular camera when it is folded up pretty much. you can open it up like this and use it -- you can shoot video and hold it much as you would a camcorder or you can turn it this way and use it as a tripod. so, it is kind of -- cameras haven't had a lot of interesting design aspects to them and this adds an interesting design aspect to cameras. >> paul reynolds, "consumer reports," we're jealous of you. thanks for joining us. >> thank you. >>> to learn more about other products being unveiled this week at ces, go to and look under consumer headlines. >>> well, your cell phone, as you know, can make call
Jan 6, 2011 6:00am PST
at technology from toshiba yesterday where you don't need glasses to see 3-d. it's limited, it's early, it's not ready for prime time and it's going to be crazy expensive when it debuts later this year. but you can see the future. they had to quadruple the resolution of the 3-d because the glasses are off. unfortunately you're seeing the credits here but i'll give credit to panasonic because they're bringing the cost down for 3-d plasma. their 42 inch 3-d tv debuted about $500 more on the suggested price on this upgraded model for 2011. seeing price drop on these tv as other themes, internet-connected. a skype camera built right into it. streaming with netflix and amazon. i heard rumors that voodoo may be announcing 3-d streaming but these just a rumor. that's pretty cool stuff. let's talk wireless. one of my favorite gadgets has been the i-5 card. you take a picture with your camera and it wirelessly transmits the photo to the hard drive of your computer. it does that automatically. now it does that for your tablet and smart phone. i think that's just genius because then you can share thi
Jan 4, 2011 6:00pm PST
. the los gatos content streamer working with tvmakers like sony, sharp and toshiba to put a button right smack on your tv remote so you will be just one push away from your netflix queue. >>> a big day if you invest in santa clara-based etheros communications. they are in talks with qualcomm for buyout. all in all, a mixed tuesday for your monday, auto and material stocks higher toed lead the dow. the nasdaq dropping on a little preprofit taking, gold falls by 3%. >>> we told you before silicon valley is leading wait when it comes to job creation but not enough that job vehicles to compete with the likes of stanford graduates. now, the mit team has hit town. yes, the company has scooters and nerf guns, but for these grad cat watt students from mit, the -- >> lose sight of having a good time. >> reporter: is the young, energetic ceo. >> don't read these -- >> reporter: and how this palo alto startup is growing at a rapid, successful pace. >> then the environment here. just open and like really energetic, it is a really cool environment and really energizes you and makes you want to come o
Jan 4, 2011 6:00am EST
'll share the wealth, of course, if we win. >> i love it. >>> is there a new ipad killer throughout? toshiba tablet is out. reading about that. >> i can't wait to see if it holds up with the competition. you like the competition. it is here almost every morning. >>> it's 49 minutes after the hour. we'll be right back after a quick break. the softness we need, and an unbeatable lifetime stain warranty for whatever life throws at it. then let's save big on the installation. ♪ we're lowering the cost of going barefoot. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. get exclusive martha stewart living and platinum plus installed in your whole house for only 37 bucks. [ male announcer ] we asked people all over america where the best potatoes come from. the best potatoes? idaho. idaho! idaho. [ male announcer ] and how do you know you're getting idaho potatoes? well, uh... um... [ male announcer ] not all potatoes come from idaho. so if you want the best, you have to do one important thing. always look for the grown in idaho seal. i knew that. i knew that. [ male announcer ] look
Jan 7, 2011 2:05am PST
use without glasses. toshiba. >> maybe no headache or dizziness too, one day. the one problem that every gadget runs into is running out of juice. >> right. >> so the folks have a number of different devices sort of helping to recharge. >> right. because you have all these cables with you. who wants to carry all the cables? so this is wonderful. it's a tool charger. these are the two things most people need. micro usb and an iphone charger right here. >> those just go on the power -- >> put it on the power mat just like, this plop it down, and it charges, no cord. >> magnetic conduction? >> magnetic. you can put three devices on here and they charge. >> i think it's magic. i think it's magic. this is from oregon scientific. >> these are getting great. you used to go to the gym and you had big, clunky watches on. looks kind of cool. it's a heart rate monitor. it will tell you how fast you're going, how many calories you're burning. really all kinds of things. oregon scientific. >> very cool. for those out on the slopes and wanting to impress your friends with the jumps they've
Jan 4, 2011 1:00pm EST
especially in the tablet category. this is going to be explosive. to toshiba. a lot of companies making announcements about tablets that will be huge. another area that kind of caught me off guard but mobile digital television. remember you used to be able to take a television, put some batteries in it and take that with you and be able to watch the local news in your area. that kind of went away with the digital transition that took place. there are new solutions for that particular area. then things in internet television. we're going to continue to see that grow and of course 3d will be big here as well. >> a few years ago -- ces has been going on a long time. but a few years ago apple was a niche product and didn't participate and had their own convention and when apple unveils things they typically do it themselves on that stage with steve jobs wearing his turtleneck. is apple part of the electronics consumer show? >> no. but here's the thing. the consumer electronics show has recognized apple products and third party accessories and things for the apple ecosystem is it important.
Jan 17, 2011 12:00pm EST
be surprised, toshiba conversation about this, is that what you're dealing with those smart phones the reliance on the personal credit score is a major obstacle to small business. >> does anybody think he is a good point of this financial system and banks need to adjust to that point? >> he's got an extraordinary point, and i think that we've been doing -- our chamber, for members and other small business, we been a strong advocate of technical assistance for small business. part of that is that we can bring loans to bankers where we have a technical assistance agreement with them long term. it's not to suggest anybody is have technical assistance will be eligible for alone. however, we can prove that this business is operating very efficiently, they have the ability repay the loan, and an opportunity for growth. that could be a measurement or a substitute as part of the credit analysis. >> denny, what you think about this question? >> for sal and fascinated by it. anything like this is always a great interest. at the second thing i keep thinking about is, if the studies i've done the using pay
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